The Center for Social and Demographic Analysis (CSDA) was established in 1981 with the objective of providing a strong research infrastructure for scholarship in population-based social sciences at the University at Albany. We support interdisciplinary population dynamics and population health research, with a special focus on the analysis of spatial inequalities (in particular, urban and regional development and its impact on residents) and the concerns of vulnerable populations (as defined by race and ethnicity, age, social class, and nativity). The CSDA provides researchers with access to first-rate computing facilities, statistical consulting, assistance with grant preparation and administration, and other related services. Additionally, through our hosting of a regular colloquium series, research methods workshops, and other events open to the entire University community, the CSDA serves as an intellectual hub that connects our local population researchers to one another, as well as to the broader network of national and international population researchers.

 

 

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Check our Research Impact Tracking page to see the most discussed and most cited research papers produced by our Associates

University Libraries are offering a number of skill building workshops. See the iLearn Workshop Page for more details.

New CSDA Statistical Consulting Service: click here for more information

For regular updates, follow the CSDA on Twitter and Facebook!

CSDA Associate Roxana Moslehi’s discussed about a potential link between a cluster of cancer diagnoses in New York and the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. Read more at  the UAlbany NewsCenter.

CSDA Associate Shao Lin’s study about evironment and mental health as a result of hurricane Sandy quoted in an artile at  Resilience.com

CSDA Associate Shao Lin discussed about how temperatures or extreme humidity can negatively impact one’s physical health, particularly those afflicted with cardiovascular disease. Read more at  the UAlbany NewsCenter.

CSDA Associate Diane Dewar talked about The new tax bil in The Conversation .

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